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. secretary of state hillary clinton. my next guest says instead of comparing president obama with governor romney, it's more revealing to compare obama with obama contrasting his record versus his rhetoric starting with his pledge to create more transparency in government. joining a senior fellow with the hoover institution and author of this recent. [talking over each other] -- recent essay trickle-down theory and syndicated columnist. great to have you with this. let's start with -- i love the idea of obama being obama. as you put it, the idea that the transparency, he was going to open this government up. something quite different as happened. >> oh, absolutely. i think the classic is the obamacare. far from being presented to the public for several days and the internet as he said he would was rushed through congress so fast that even the congressman admitted they had not had time to read it. they pass it and let it go. it's one of many great contrast between what he said he was going to do and what he actually did. lou: now there is, at least in the offing, the prospect of obama, shou
credentials. lou: governor run the show and a bank statement? would that satisfy you? >> i think obama is going to be lucky that foreign policy is not part of the first debate. you have to wait until october october 16th. only domestic policy. the first debate, of what will be surface impressions. this is the last time mitt romney will have a chance to make a good first impression of the bunch of others who have only seen -- >> what should you try to convey in that first impression with millions of americans? >> presidential stature, the ability to the executive as governor of massachusetts and the business world. lou: to the obama have presidential stature? >> he is the president. lou: that is presidential. i agree that he will be. the last four years he has been our president. lou: talking about governor romney. >> here is what i'm looking at for wednesday. that one of the first times president obama has been pushed the last four years. seven the white house have not served there. never tell the president reagan did not want to year. romney will respect the office of the presidency,
in governor romney's favor. >> almost 6 out of 10 americans think that obama will take this debate, romney goes in as under dog with low expectations, if he does well, he will exceed those expectations. i think he has a good chance of winning this debate. lou: what about, you made it clear, you are not overly impressed with the mr. obama's capabilities, he is no bill clinton in that regard. hollywood will be prompter-free. >> we've seen obama say there are 57 states in the union, then he goes, some kind of -- takes over his face, and it looks like he is caught in the lights like a deer. when he does not hit the ball in the sweet spot, he starts to crumble a little bit. because, the facade is so important to him. lou: you think that --- who is more gaffe prone? who has do you think the greater likelihood of committing, well significant mistake. >> i am sure romney does not offer $10,000 bet. lou: i remember governor perry's face. >> obama will have to think how many books do i have to sell to make $10,000. lou: did you see the pictures, sitting with a big wad of cash in his hand, president
be done produced quickly. >> i love that fact that governor romney said, president obama jumped gun there. he said it, talking about libya attack. you think -- you know here is such a nice guy, romney saying he jumped gun, he sort of at same time, he is attacking the guy, saying you know. >> probably nice enough but facting are to get this job, you have to prove you are prepared to wage the kind of campaign that says you can run the nation, he is not doing it right now. lou: who won that engagement last night on 60 minutes ? >> i think that romney did, president obama looking defensive. and when he looks defensive he is not obama 2008. >> i do not agree, i think that own ebobama swept it he was cled looked human, and took characteristic that americans like about him, his likability. lou: i thought this first two parts, the two men were responding to questions, that was a tie between the two. have you two smart knowledgeable guys, second part with issue of leadership, scott pelley, and crop, and i mean, romney was terrific, i have to tell i, obama of flat as he could be. that is the reason
shows president obama stephens the lead 50-44 over governor romney showing that candidates could be locked in dead heat at 46%. joining me to break down the numbers is fox news digital politics editor and republican strategist and former member, george w. bush's senior staff, brad blakeman. great to have you here. starting can you, brad, taking refuge in thed why there's bad methodology and lousy sampling in the polls. are the polls, in fact, questionable? >> well, we'll know soon enough, but i happen to think they are, and one of the reasons why i say that, lou, is because the modeling's being done on numbers of, like, 2008, where we had a high turnout, obviously, for obama, and, yet, the enthuse yam is not taken into account for the polls because we have a more enthusiastic base than the president. using the modeling of the turnout in 2008, and, yet, they say the enthusiasm for the republicans is at the all-time high. lou: which is the most accurate now given your reservation? >> i think real clear politics probably has the most accurate information. i urge people to look at la
specificity. why would they not what performance and the plan? >> but we don't have confidence in obama but less paular of governor romney. >> basically this president who ha has blamed his policy on hi failures now has a wonderful advantage to run against an an opponent he can blame is that correct? >> the thing that amazes meng ta i look at the polls. the country wants change. d quitg about the president and talk about himself. lou: okay, talking about himself. we will find out how well he debates. is that sufficient? >> it's not a quick fix. he needs specifics and ideas and something that you can dwell on going forward that gives a credible and clear alternative. lou: we both understand, we've known each other for some time. i have a very hard time reaching that chasm. at the idea that a president would not be responsible for his record, but a challenger would be for this recommendation. >> is a it is a peculiar election. i think what should have been a slamdunk, we are failing miserably as far as an alternative to it is absolutely right. this is an electorate that wants to vote for
is here to explain. in a campaign ad from president obama is not telling the whole truth on governor romney's plan to the economy. >> he would double down on the same trickle-down policies that led to the crisis in the first place. ashley: we have the added and the facts the campaign conveniently left out. the nfl gets political, pro football owners and players making their voices heard on the campaign trail fulfilling from their bank account. joining us to talk politics and football in just moments. >> announcer: meet mary. she loves to shop online with her debit card, and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts and stole her hard-earned money. now meet jack. after 40 years, he finally saved enough to enjoy retirement. angie, the waitress at jack's favorite diner, is also enjoying his retirement. with just a little information, she's opened up a credit line, draining the equity in jack's home. unfounately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is ide
is that according to the polls, is that we don't particularly have confidence in obama, but we have less and governor romney. this is not good news for the president. it's very governors. lou: basically what you're saying to me is, this president, who has blamed his policy failures on his predecessor, now has the wonderful advantage of running against an opponent who he can blame prospectively for the next four years. without even following the scenario. >> the thing that amazes me, i look at the polls and i see the country clearly wants change and they want someone new. they like obama. but they don't think he has been a strong leader. yet, they still will vote for him. that shows me that he has failed because there is no plan and at the end of the day, he has to be a salesman and quit talking about the president and talk about himself. lou: okay, talking about himself. we will find out how well he debates. is that sufficient? >> it's not a quick fix. he needs specifics and ideas and something that you can dwell on going forward that gives a credible and clear alternative. lou: we both
. lou: much more on the obama administration's involving narrative, if you will, later, we take that up with the a-team. governor romney is a clear underdog right now, so why won't the liberal media call him just that? an underdog. could it be because voters love an underdog? we'll take a look at histories november surprises. the prints presses running over time. wall street loves it. the economy, apparently, needs it, and with the easy money, we couldn't poly did over the cliff, could we? wall street legends say, oh, yes, we would. ♪ hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. ve lately. yes, it is. but because of bu
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